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Opportunity: London Marathon Cheering Squad

We’re looking for cheerful and enthusiastic volunteers to come and support our amazing runners doing the London Marathon. You will be working alongside members of the Breast Cancer Haven team and other volunteers, cheering on the runners and creating a positive atmosphere for everyone taking part. We will set up a cheer station on Jamaica Road round the corner from Bermondsey station, and will spend the day watching all the action from the front row. Timings are flexible and whatever time you can give is greatly appreciated.


Opportunity: Reception Volunteer

To help in our busy reception area in our main office.


Opportunity: Public Programmes & Tour Guide Volunteer

> Provide a welcoming environment and rewarding learning experience to museum visitors through guided tours and customer support at talks, events and workshops for adults
> Help visitors gain a deeper level of understanding about the themes and issues explored in the Museum*s galleries and public programmes
> To offer volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role while gaining experience working with a national museum collection of historic importance


Opportunity: Group Leader

Free to Be Kids runs crucial respite breaks for inner-city London’s most disadvantaged children. Our breaks offer the opportunity for children to have fun, try new things, build their confidence and feel brave. The holidays are packed with nature and animal focused activities like kayaking down a river or den building in the forest. Without our breaks, many of these children wouldn’t have a holiday and many have never seen the sea, been to a farm or had a bedtime story. These experiences stick in the children’s minds for years afterwards and begin to help them see the world, and their place within it.


Opportunity: Helpline Volunteer

As an on-site Helpline Volunteer at The Mix you’ll support vulnerable young people and be the missing link between their issues and the vital help that they need.
You can help young people by connecting them with an advice service, support group or sometimes even a bed for the night


Opportunity: Lauriston Lights Mentor

Lauriston Lights is a charity that targets high-ability 11 year-old children from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. This demographic receives very little specific support from the government, so it’s up to voluntary organisations like us to help them hone their abilities. Over a two-week summer camp, we help these children find the confidence and skills to mean they thrive in secondary school and beyond.


Opportunity: Volunteer Tour Guide

Bring the history of Hackney*s oldest house alive for members of the public.


Opportunity: Keep Active Volunteer

The aim is to provide support to older people who have had a fall, stroke or other illness to enable them to be physically active and independent. By helping them achieve their mobility goals they can then access their community again to prevent loneliness and isolation


Opportunity: Learning Volunteer: Schools and Families

* To assist staff with elements of the administration and delivery of the schools and famiies* programme of sessions in the Museum*s Foyle Centre
* To offer volunteers a unique opportunity to play a key role while gaining experience working with a national museum collection of historic importance


Opportunity: Mentor

As a mentor, you*ll provide your mentees with encouragement, application feedback and advice throughout the application process. We encourage applicants to do as much reading as possible and provide them with a range of resources to go through beforehand so that your mentee gets all the basic information outside the mentorship, leaving you to focus on the things that can*t be learned through reading. It*s a minimal time commitment that can make a real impact on someone*s future * we think that*s worth doing!